Dr Yegor Grebnev holds a PhD degree in Oriental Studies from Oxford and a M.A. in Chinese History from Moscow State University. He has previously worked as a Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at SUSTech in Shenzhen and as a Junior Research Fellow at Merton College, Oxford.
Dr Grebnev studies ancient Chinese history and texts. He is particularly interested in comparative research, using evidence from other ancient cultures to elucidate China's past. Apart from his work on China, Yegor has initiated several international collaborations in the field of manuscript and epigraphic studies that bring together researchers working on a broad range of pre-modern cultures.